Charity Slots Available for Iconic 2024 Races with Challenged Athletes Foundation: Ironman Oceanside 70.3, Escape from Alcatraz and Empire State Building Run-Up

March 27, 2024

SAN DIEGO, CA /ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – As the 2024 racing season kicks into high gear, athletes worldwide are gearing up for a series of thrilling endurance events. Among these prestigious races are the Ironman Oceanside 70.3, Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon and the iconic Empire State Building Run-Up. For those seeking to compete in these renowned events while making a difference, the Challenge Athletes Foundation (CAF) offers a unique opportunity to secure charity slots and support athletes with physical disabilities.

Through its partnership with these esteemed events, the Challenge Athletes Foundation provides athletes with the opportunity to secure charity slots and race in support of an important cause. By joining Team CAF, participants not only gain entry to these highly sought-after races but also become advocates for inclusivity within the racing community.

“Each of these races offers a unique opportunity for athletes to test their limits and make a meaningful impact,” said Kristine Entwistle, CEO of Challenge Athletes Foundation. “Through their participation and fundraising efforts, athletes can help break down barriers and create opportunities for individuals with physical disabilities to pursue their athletic dreams.”

Athletes interested in joining Team CAF and securing a charity slot for one of these iconic races can visit the Challenge Athletes Foundation website for more information on fundraising requirements and registration details.

  • Ironman Oceanside 70.3 (April 6, 2024) is set against the stunning backdrop of Southern California and offers athletes a scenic and challenging course encompassing a 1.2-mile swim, 56-mile bike ride, and 13.1-mile run. With its storied history and breathtaking views, this race attracts triathletes from across the globe. Fundraise a minimum of $2,000.
  • Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon (June 9, 2024) is for those seeking an adrenaline-pumping adventure, the Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon presents a one-of-a-kind experience, challenging athletes to swim from the infamous Alcatraz Island, navigate a hilly bike course, and conquer a rugged trail run along the shores of San Francisco. Fundraise a minimum of $2,000.
  • Empire State Building Run-Up (October 9, 2024) is in the heart of New York City, and offers a vertical challenge like no other, as participants race up 1,576 steps to the iconic skyscraper’s observation deck. With awe-inspiring views and a grueling ascent, this event attracts stair-climbing enthusiasts worldwide. Fundraise a minimum of $2,500.

Join Team CAF today and race for a cause that transcends finish lines. Together, we can empower individuals with physical disabilities to redefine what’s possible in sports and life. Learn more and register today to race for a cause: https://www.challengedathletes.org/cafevents/#PartnerEvents

About Challenged Athletes Foundation

The Challenged Athletes Foundation® (CAF) stands as a global leader in empowering individuals with physical disabilities to embrace vibrant, active lives. CAF firmly believes that engaging in physical activity fosters self-esteem, encourages independence, and enriches the quality of life. For three transformative decades, CAF has been at the forefront of the adaptive sports movement, catalyzing change, and redefining possibilities. Since its inception in 1994, CAF has raised over $177 million and fulfilled 44,000 funding requests from people with physical disabilities across all 50 states and more than 73 countries, impacting another 60,000 individuals annually through its outreach efforts. From providing essential equipment like handcycles to offering mentorship and encouragement, CAF’s mission is clear: to provide opportunities and support to those who aspire to lead active, athletic lifestyles. To learn more, please visit www.challengedathletes.org.

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